Canada migrated most refugees from 25 countries in 201
Last year, the country received just over 28,000 refugees, and the US ranked second with 22,900.
About 92,400 refugees were displaced globally in 2018, less than 7% of those who are expecting a global resettlement.
These figures are contained in the newly issued report of the United Nations Refugee Agency, which looks at global refugee trends last year.
According to the US Pew Research Center, which looked at UNHCR data, 2018, for the first time, the United States has not been the world's leading refugee resettlement since 1980.
Pew noted that by 2017, the United States resettled more refugees on an annual basis than other countries in the world together.
"The sharp reduction in refugee resettlement in the United States is partly due to the Trump administration's decision to set a significantly lower cap on the number of refugees admitted to the United States than in previous years," said research organizations. 19659007] The number of refugees that Canada resettled last year is in line with the figures for 2017, while US numbers dropped, and the US received about 33,000 refugees in 2017. Australia, Britain and France have also resettled a large number of 25 countries, who have resettled refugees in 2018, according to UN data
- More than 70 million people displaced worldwide
- Canada Asks Millions of Immigrants
The number of people fleeing war, persecution and conflict , over 70 million worldwide last year, the largest number of UN refugees, nearly 70 years of agency activity
More than two-thirds of all refugees worldwide come from Syria, Afghanistan, South Sudan, Myanmar and Somalia. The UN report identifies three main groups in this global issue, which include refugees or people forced to leave their country due to conflicts, wars or persecutions. In 2018, the number of refugees reached 25.9 million worldwide.
The second group is defined as internally displaced persons (IDPs). These people are displaced in their country and amount to 41.3 million worldwide.